Leptanillini

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Leptanillini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Emery, 1910
Type genus
Leptanilla
Diversity
5 genera
50 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

LeptanillaNoonillaPhaulomyrmaScyphodonYavnella

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • LEPTANILLINI [tribe of Leptanillinae]
    • Leptanillini Emery, 1910b: 32. Type-genus: Leptanilla Emery, 1870: 196.

Taxonomic History

  • Leptanillini as tribe of Dorylinae: Emery, 1910b: 32; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 138 [Leptanillii]; Arnold, 1915: 113; Emery, 1916b: 94; Forel, 1917: 240; Bondroit, 1918: 16; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 633.
  • Leptanillini as tribe of Leptanillinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1923f: 335; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 17; Bolton, 1990b: 276; Bolton, 1994: 70; Bolton, 2003: 40, 152.

References